Motion

Review of Bail Policy in Cases of Terrorism and Murder

Review of Bail Policy in Cases of Terrorism and Murder
That this Assembly notes the recent failures in the criminal justice system to ensure that a man suspected of involvement in the murder of Prison Officer David Black abided by bail conditions; expresses concern at the granting of bail in this case, the low level of sureties required and the length of time taken by the PSNI to realise that this individual had absconded; believes that terrorist suspects should remain in custody for as long as necessary to allow judicial proceedings to be completed; calls on the Minister of Justice to ensure that steps are taken to see that the suspect is returned to custody; and further calls on the Minister of Justice of take urgent steps to review bail policy in Northern Ireland, with particular regard to cases involving murder and terrorism.
Private Members' Motion
10/01/2017
17/01/2017
24/01/2017
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84 Members voted

51 Members voted AYE

33 Members voted NO

1 Members voted in both lobbies and are not included in these results

The Motion Was Carried, Simple Majority Lobby Division

MLA NameDesignationVoted
Mr Steven Agnew OtherNO
Dr Steve Aiken OBE UnionistAYE
Mr Andy Allen UnionistAYE
Mr Jim Allister UnionistAYE
Mr Sydney Anderson UnionistAYE
Dr Caoimhe Archibald NationalistNO
Ms Kellie Armstrong OtherAYE
Mr Alex Attwood NationalistNO
Ms Clare Bailey OtherNO
Mrs Rosemary Barton UnionistAYE
Mr Doug Beattie MC UnionistAYE
Mr Roy Beggs UnionistAYE
Mr Cathal Boylan NationalistNO
Ms Michaela Boyle NationalistNO
Ms Paula Bradley UnionistAYE
Ms Paula Bradshaw OtherAYE
Mr Keith Buchanan UnionistAYE
Ms Joanne Bunting UnionistAYE
Mr Robbie Butler UnionistAYE
Mrs Pam Cameron UnionistAYE
Mr Gerry Carroll OtherNO
Mr Alan Chambers UnionistAYE
Mr Trevor Clarke UnionistAYE
Mr Stewart Dickson OtherAYE
Ms Linda Dillon NationalistNO
Mrs Jo-Anne Dobson UnionistAYE
Mr Sammy Douglas MBE, MCA UnionistAYE
Mr Gordon Dunne UnionistAYE
Mr Mark Durkan NationalistNO
Mr Alex Easton UnionistAYE
Dr Stephen Farry OtherAYE
Ms Megan Fearon NationalistNO
Ms Órlaithí Flynn NationalistNO
Mr David Ford OtherAYE
Mr Paul Frew UnionistAYE
Ms Michelle Gildernew NationalistNO
Mr Paul Givan UnionistAYE
Mrs Brenda Hale UnionistAYE
Mr Simon Hamilton UnionistAYE
Ms Claire Hanna NationalistNO
Mr David Hilditch UnionistAYE
Mr William Humphrey UnionistAYE
Mr William Irwin UnionistAYE
Mr Declan Kearney NationalistNO
Mr Gerry Kelly NationalistNO
Mr Danny Kennedy UnionistAYE
Mrs Emma Little Pengelly UnionistAYE
Ms Carla Lockhart UnionistAYE
Mr Trevor Lunn OtherAYE
Mr Seán Lynch NationalistNO
Mr Gordon Lyons UnionistAYE
Mr Chris Lyttle OtherAYE
Mr Declan McAleer NationalistNO
Mr Eamonn McCann OtherNO
Mr Fra McCann NationalistNO
Mr Raymond McCartney NationalistNO
Mr Colin McGrath NationalistNO
Mr Philip McGuigan NationalistNO
Miss Michelle McIlveen UnionistAYE
Mr Harold McKee UnionistAYE
Mr Oliver McMullan NationalistNO
Mr Justin McNulty NationalistNO
Mr Adrian McQuillan UnionistAYE
Ms Nichola Mallon NationalistNO
Mr Alex Maskey NationalistNO
Mr Ian Milne NationalistNO
Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley UnionistAYE
Mr Conor Murphy NationalistNO
Mr Mike Nesbitt UnionistAYE
Ms Carál Ní Chuilín NationalistNO
Mr Máirtín Ó Muilleoir NationalistNO
Mr John O'Dowd NationalistNO
Mrs Michelle O'Neill NationalistNO
Mrs Sandra Overend UnionistAYE
Mrs Jenny Palmer UnionistAYE
Mr Edwin Poots UnionistAYE
Mr George Robinson MBE UnionistAYE
Mr Alastair Ross UnionistAYE
Ms Catherine Seeley NationalistNO
Mr Philip Smith UnionistAYE
Mr Christopher Stalford UnionistAYE
Mr Mervyn Storey UnionistAYE
Ms Claire Sugden UnionistABSTAINED
Mr Peter Weir UnionistAYE
Mr Jim Wells UnionistAYE

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